Take a Chance: Don’t sleep on “Acid Rap”

I’m blogging professionally (and somewhat poorly so far) about comedy for the newspaper I work for and I’ve started a pop culture focused blog  called Comics Clubhouse with a friend, so I apologize for neglecting this space. But every once in a while I have something that’s really worth Recommending, so I’m going to try to make more of a habit out of quick drop-ins to let you know about it, like the old days.

“Yeezus” has taken up a lot of my time lately because it’s a Great Album and Kanye West is a mad genius and all of that, but there have been a few other albums that have also managed to grab my attention between spins of “Black Skinhead.”

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One is the free mixtape “Acid Rap” by Chicago’s Chance The Rapper. Chance has this great combo of sing-song raps, a varied and interesting flow, great beats and a lot of thought-provoking lyrical content. He’s pretty great already and he’s only 20.

The Internet has been falling in love with him for a while so I’m a little behind, but please catch up if you like good hip-hop. Go download “Acid Rap” here at Chance’s website and enjoy.

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